Saudi King Salman ordered specialised departments in to investigate corruption cases

Vastavam web: Saudi King Salman has ordered the establishment of specialised departments in the public prosecutor’s office to investigate and prosecute corruption cases, the government’s information office said in a statement on Sunday.The move is intended to increase effectiveness and accelerate the process of combating corruption, the statement quoted Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mujib as saying.Most detainees have since been released after reaching financial settlements with the government, but several dozen others remain in custody and may stand trial.Officials have not released the names of those still held, the allegations against them or plans for how the cases could be prosecuted.